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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 04/31] arm64: MMU definitions
On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 10:04:52AM +0100, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Catalin Marinas <> [120814 10:57]:
> > The virtual memory layout is described in
> > Documentation/arm64/memory.txt. This patch adds the MMU definitions for
> > the 4KB and 64KB translation table configurations. The SECTION_SIZE is
> > 2MB with 4KB page and 512MB with 64KB page configuration.
> >
> > PHYS_OFFSET is calculated at run-time and stored in a variable (no
> > run-time code patching at this stage).
> Care to clarify this part a bit? Is the memory standardized somehow
> now and not needed? Or do we still need to add that for various SoCs
> later on?

The memory is not standardised but we have FDT to fully specify it. The
PHYS_OFFSET does not need to be defined, it is automatically detected at
boo-time based on the kernel load address and stored in a variable to be
used later.

> Other than that:
> Acked-by: Tony Lindgren <>



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